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Total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Maine now top 31,000

288 newly recorded cases according to Maine CDC
Published: Jan. 28, 2021 at 9:35 AM EST
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288 newly recorded cases of coronavirus in Maine for Thursday, January 28th
288 newly recorded cases of coronavirus in Maine for Thursday, January 28th(WABI TV)

Maine (WABI) - Five more Mainers died with COVID-19, according to the Maine CDC. Three people from Cumberland County and one each from Kennebec and Franklin counties. Four were women, one was a man. Two were between 60 and 69 years old, one was between 70 and 79 years old and two were 80 or older.

The state agency is also reporting 288 new cases of coronavirus.

There are now 38, 454 cases in Maine since the pandemic began.

31, 064 are confirmed by the Maine CDC.

And, a total of 567 people died in Maine with the virus.

171 people with the virus are currently hospitalized in Maine.

51 patients with COVID-19 are listed in critical condition. Of those, 30 are on ventilators.

According to the Maine CDC, there are 110 critical beds and 225 ventilators available right now.

County by county breakdown of newly recorded coronavirus cases in Maine, according to CDC
County by county breakdown of newly recorded coronavirus cases in Maine, according to CDC(WABI TV)

Cumberland and York Counties both registering high numbers of newly recorded cases- 80 in York County and 73 in Cumberland County.

Penobscot County has 32 new cases.

22 new ones reported in Kennebec County.

12 new cases in Waldo County.

Washington County recording three new cases, just one in Piscataquis County.

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